By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Because there have been and continue to be fairly long periods of time without any posts in this space, I thought it would be a good idea to provide a short update on what’s new and happening, as the kids often say. First, more new and new-to-you melodic … Read moreWhat’s New? Lots.
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio The hits, the future hits, and all of the hits in-between are spinning with glee on Pure Pop Radio. Come join the party and take a listen (click on our player above or below). And dig, if you will, some of our recent adds to our ever-growing playlist, … Read moreThe Latest! The Greatest! The Hits Keep Spinning on Pure Pop Radio!
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Melodic pop’s top poppers are putting smiles on the faces of melodic pop fans all around the world. Why, it’s a melange of melody, harmony, and just plain good music swirling around us…and it feels good! Here at Pure Pop Radio, we’re spinning a rotation chock full of … Read moreThe Top Pop Tunes are Top of Mind on Pure Pop Radio
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Every year around this time, I sit down to start work on this feature and I marvel at the sheer number of wonderful albums released during the previous 12 months. And then, I’m off and running. The process of reviewing contenders for this list results in a survey … Read moreFavorite Records of the Year: Stars of 2017
Spins and Reviews | 06.29.17 By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio We’ve added hundreds of new and new-to-you songs and artists to our playlist; here are reviews of two of our favorite new albums from two of our favorite melodic pop artists… A Richard X. Heyman Spectacular: Incognito (Turn-Up, 2017) and seven songs left … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 6.29.17: Richard X. Heyman and Bill DeMain
Spins and Reviews | 05.02.17 By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio A Pure Pop Radio Exclusive: Bill DeMain | “Honey Bear” and “Leroy Boy” (from the forthcoming album Transatlantic Romantic, 2017) Last December, I had the great pleasure of adding to the Pure Pop Radio playlist a gorgeous cover of the Beach Boys’ “Wendy,” … Read moreBill DeMain’s Gorgeous, Piano-Based Magic
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio (Originally posted 01.03.17) 2016 was a terrific year for melodic pop music from both new and heritage artists, perhaps the best in recent memory. My list of 28 Favorite Records of the Year from 27 artists–The Stars of 2016–is presented below in random order. It has long been … Read moreFavorite Records of the Year: Stars of 2016
Bill DeMain | Extended Stay | 2014 | A review by Alan Haber “Maybe home is nothing more than where you hang your hat,” Bill DeMain sings in the cautiously cheery “Looking for a Place to Live,” the first of six sweetly-realized songs on his brilliant 2014 EP, Extended Stay. Autobiographical in nature and a … Read moreBill DeMain’s Extended Stay Is a Perfect Vision
We’ve added to our playlist…again! Our aim is true and this time around, we’ve hit the jackpot: Lots of new artists and songs are now newly playing in rotation on Pure Pop Radio. Here is what we’ve introduced to the greatest mix of melodic pop music on Internet radio: The Kennedys | West Pete and … Read moreWe’re Spinning New Platters that Matter. It’s Pure Pop Radio’s New Music Wednesday !